Major enterprises named and shamed over pollution exploits


HA NOI (VNS)— The Viet Nam Environment Administration yesterday announced the country’s biggest polluters, after inspections conducted by the agency last year revealed over 100 companies breaking environmental laws.

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Bio-fuel obligatory in Vietnam



HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam will start blending bio-fuels with petrol on a large scale to power road vehicles from 2014, as the Government seeks to push ahead with its commitment to

establish green credentials.

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Vietnam: Dong Nai province short in landfills

DONG NAI — Dozens of temporary garbage dumps have formed in residential areas of southern Dong Nai Province due to a shortage of landfill sites, causing serious pollution that affects local people’s health.05-bairac Continue reading

Vietnam on the Green Track

HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam has outlined its commitment to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions with the implementation of the Green Growth strategy, approved by the Prime Minister last week.

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HCM City awash with environmental pollution

HCM CITY — Roughly 40 tonnes of trash and 70,000 cubic metres of sewage are being dumped into HCM City’s rivers and canals daily, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment estimates. Continue reading

HCMC: Special loan project for recycling projects

HCM CITY – Projects for recycling waste in HCM City can borrow up to 70 per cent of the investment estimate, according to a new support programme launched by the city’s Fund for Waste Recycling. Continue reading

Quang Ngai Region to tighten pollution policies on its industry

QUANG NGAI — Central Quang Ngai Province’s Natural Resources and Environment Department will force enterprises causing serious environmental pollution to make good the damage, according to Department Director Le My Lien.

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